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    Carly Fiorina and HP Scammed Taxpayers Out Of

    $4 Billion The Daily Beast September 23, 2015 The Daily Beast has just released a troubling report which seriously calls into question Carly Fiorina's judgment and motivations as CEO and her moral integrity as a person. It also indicates just what kind of an opportunistic...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2015

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    REPUBLICANS WIN LIE OF THE YEAR

    AWARD Washington Post December 16, 2014 Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Sarah Palin, and Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-Ga) and other Republicans have all distinguished themselves in terms of the 2014 field of untruths. Their exaggerations about Ebola constitute the "Lie of the Year...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Romney Likens Hurricane Relief To Cleaning Up Rubbish From a Football Field

    Source: Joan Walsh Salon.com October 30, 2012 ROMNEY LIKENS HURRICANE RELIEF TO CLEANING UP RUBBISH AND PAPER PRODUCTS FROM A FOOTBALL FIELD... IS HE JOKING? It's become a platitude to say that no one should be playing politics with Hurricane Sandy, but that's silly. When the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    The Koch Brothers' little Scotty Wotty has

    dropped out. There was no national surge of passion for the college cheater and drop out.
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 22, 2015

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    Why I'm A Democrat - And Proud Of It

    I grew up in western KY. The state at that time was pretty much a Democrat state, but a lot of local offices were held by Republicans. Most people around us were Southern Baptists (as i was raised), Methodists, or Church of God members. My dad was a coal miner, he operated the...
    tonyt53 tonyt53 61-65, M 8 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    GOP Fails To Overcome Filibuster On Cornyn's

    Human Trafficking Bill Dallas Morning News, March 17, 2015 WASHINGTON -- Efforts to quash a filibuster on Sen John Cornyn-authored bill to combat human trafficking failed Tuesday morning when Republicans couldn't muster the 60 votes needed. Cornyn called the bill "one of...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Mar 17, 2015

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    Goodbye Red States!

    Someone emailed this to me prior to the recent election. It's pretty funny... Dear Red States:  We're ticked off at your neanderthal attitudes and politics and we've decided we're leaving: "Legitimate rape" is almost reason enough!    We in New York intend to form our own...
    musicbook musicbook 61-65, M 16 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    A Contemptible School Breeds A Contemptible Attack Dog For The 1%- John Bolton

    In what may have been the opening salvo in attempts to discredit Hillary Clinton in anticipation of a 2016 Presidential bid, John Bolton recently and loudly criticized her when she was unable to appear before the Senate, and testify relating to Benghazi. Never mind that these...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    HOUSE GOP VOTES DOWN OWN BILL TO AVERT

    SHUTDOWN Talking Points Memo, February 27, 2015 WASHINGTON --In a huge embarrassment for Republican leaders, the GOP House voted down their bill Friday to avert a Homeland Security shutdown hours before the deadline. The House GOP plan was to pass a three-week stopgap bill...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2015

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    Born to Bleed

    On my mother's side, I'm a second-generation American.  Both her parents immigrated from Italy.  My father's family seems to go back to the 1600s in the US, so I'm only half a second genner, if you will, but on both sides of the family, my forbears had to work (hard...
    OBcean OBcean 66-70, F 13 Responses Jun 14, 2006

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    They keep bring up muslims are always in news

    for the Olympic Bombing in Atlanta in 1996 his a "Christian" he blew up cause his anti gay. "Christian terrorism" Eric Rudolph he part of "Army of God" and what about Oklahoma City The federal building Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were they Muslim? No They were part of me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 27, 2015

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    2014 CONGRESSIONAL YEAR IN REVIEW Pic Of The

    Moment: 2014 Congressional Year In Review CONGRESS'S APPROVAL RATING...16% MONEY SPENT ON 2014 ELECTIONS:..$3,665,416,368 (That's 3 TRILLION) HOUSE RE-ELECTION RATE...95.4% http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017233561#post19/
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    There once was a creature called Trump Who

    snarled like he banged-up his rump And it made us all sick To hear that big ***** Spew his bigotry out on the stump
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 25, 2015

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    Cast Your Vote For President in Democracy For

    America Poll "Who Should DFA Endorse For President?" Democracy For America (DFA) was founded on the idea that the grassroots are the key to the Democratic Party's success. For too long, Party leaders were beholden only to moneyed interests and high-powered consultants...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2015

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    John Wayne’s Ghost Endorses Donald

    Trump Channeling her dead and thoroughly repugnant father, Aissa Wayne endorsed Donald Trump and stated: “John Wayne would be very proud of you right now, I think.” This event took place at the John Wayne museum in Winterset, Iowa. The event was staged in front of a wax...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I live in a very red state.

    The parties allowed on the ticket are the Republicans and Democrats. The Green Party is popular enough in Austin to keep them on the ballot by getting enough votes. I don't miss elections but have never voted for any Republican. I usually vote for the Democrat and for any...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M Jan 26, 2015

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    REPUBLICANS ADMIT THAT IRAN LETTER WAS A DUMB

    IDEA The Daily Beast March 10, 2015 A day after releasing a letter that potentially threatened the Obama Administration's negotiations with Iran, some Republicans who signed on are realizing it was a bad call. Behind the scenes, Republicans are wondering if sending an open...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Mar 11, 2015

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    OBAMA TRACES ORIGIN OF ISIS TO BUSH'S IRAQ

    INVASION RT.com March 17, 2015 President Barack Obama traced the origins of Islamic State militants back to the presidency of George W. Bush and the invasion of Iraq back in 2003, arguing that it's growth was an "unintended consequence" of the war. In an interview with Vice...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 19, 2015

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    (from 'The Urban Politico',

    September 25, 2014)As Eric Holder prepares to step down as the Attorney General, he leaves behind a trail of cases; many seeking the kind of justice some believe only he could hand down.Holder was the driving force behind some of the modern day strides people of color have made...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    A Barn Burner

    Hey, Democrats.  Hungry?  Here's some red meat.  : ) 
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    The 725 Challenge To Congress

    It's time for Senators and Congresspersons to take a bite of a reality sandwich. Granted, it doesn't taste as good as prime rib, as it's just a couple of pieces of bread made up of leftover scraps, and probably smothered in salad dressing or mayo. I digress. I challenge all...
    martysmax martysmax 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    The Republicans who don't want to help child

    refugees... How do they live with themselves? Do they think being heartless makes them good people? I don't get it.
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

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    Transcript Of President Barack Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convention, Sept 6, 2012

    Below are the full remarks of President Barack Obama from the Democratic National Convention. "Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    Pennsylvania Law Hampers Some Voters To Get Ids

    (CBS News) In Pennsylvania, a judge held a hearing Wednesday on a challenge to the state law that requires voters to show a photo ID. The judge has until Tuesday to rule. We examine what's at stake. Sixty-eight-year-old Doris Clark was turned down three times applying for...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Okay. So I'm going to voice my opinion

    and I honestly don't know much about this crap so don't blow up on me because of my lack of knowledge, I'm democrat, pretty much because I'm poor, every republican I've EVER met was a total *******, who was rich. Or wanted to be. They look down on us, which is pitiful, Wth...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    And yes I am NOT a : Communist A Homosexual A

    radical A monster or an antichrist. I AM a : Husband Father Grandfather worker Christian Good person Registered Voter Taxpayer
    TheRealStar TheRealStar 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2015

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    Fox: the Socialist News Network

    No wonder why the Conservatives are screaming their  heads off about Socialism. Not to mention they don't even know the real definition! http://www.salon.com/politics/war_room/feature/2009/02/18/fox_socialism/index.html Fox: the Socialist News Network To watch Fox News on...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 10 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Obama Blasts Republicans For Risking Government Shutdown Over Defunding Obamacare

    From: Huffington Post September 20, 2013 "The debate that's going on in Congress is not meeting the test of helping middle-class families," Obama said. "They're focused on trying to mess with me. They're not focused on you." "A government shutdown is not abstract," he continued...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Tired of being called a Nazi

    because some ignoramous thinks the word "Socialism" in "National Socialism" means Hitler was a liberal?  Throw this little graphic at them.Share all you want.
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 2, 2015

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    Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Social Security Cuts:

    "Get Over It." CNN October 9, 2015 Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that a New Hampshire audience member would "get over" cuts to Social Security payments as a result of his reform plan -- and the left is already pouncing on the comment. The Republican presidential...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2015

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    Transcript Of Sandra Fluke's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Sandra Fluke's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention (as prepared for delivery). Read the full text below: Some of you may remember that earlier this year, Republicans shut me out of a hearing on...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    WHAT RUDY GIULIANI KNOWS ABOUT LOVE Wayne

    Barrett: What Rudy Giuliani Knows About Love-- A Response to his "Doesn't Love America" Critique of Obama New York Daily News February 20, 2015 Rudy Giuliani knows a lot about love. Ask Regina Peruggi, the second cousin he grew up with and married, who was "offended" when...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 20, 2015

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    WE HAVE A NEW TROLL IN OUR GROUP September 15,

    2015 There is a new troll who claims to be a Democrat and who yesterday posted the following "story" I Am a Democrat "The better of two evils, unfortunately. Republicans may be crazy, but at least they have the balls to get their stuff done. Democrats are mostly lazy and...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Sep 15, 2015

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    My great story from four days ago got posted,

    but nobody saw it because it got posted under an old timestamp (showing it was four days old when the moderators just decided to allow it to populate one or two days ago, if not today). If some of you would look and tell me your thoughts, I would appreciate it. Thanks.
    Sheepdog22 Sheepdog22 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    THE REAL BLACK LIVES MATTER WANTS ACTIVISTS TO

    APOLOGIZE TO BERNIE SANDERS Politicususa August 10, 2015 Black Lives Matter wants the two women who shut down a Bernie Sanders event in Seattle on Saturday to publicly apologize to the senator and presidential candidate. BLM's Jason Easley wrote about Marissa Johnson and...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2015

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    REPUBLICANS SEARCH FOR NEXT REAGAN,

    AND 2016 HOPEFULS EAGERLY AUDITION Washington Post September 13, 2015 When Republican candidates gather for Wednesday night's debate on a stage in front of President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One and a stone's throw from the Gipper's grave site, they will appropriate their...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2015

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    Listen...

    Dear Republican, If I say the word taxes you will have a coronary, so perhaps I will whisper...revenue. Quit grabbing for your chest and listen to me for a second. Breathe. Paying taxes is not evil. You can conjure images of colonists tossing crates into the harbor  if you want...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 20 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Transcript Of Bill Clinton's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2012

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    GOP Senator: I Can Lecture Women on Pregnancy

    Because Abortion Is a "Men's Issue" Source: Raw Story Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma argued on Monday that he had a right to lecture women about whether or not they should get abortions because he had impregnated his wife and "had something to do with the birth...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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    Robert Reich: "Obama Is Back"

    Huffington Post October 17, 2012 He's Back! Tonight our President was articulate and forceful -- in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate. He stated his beliefs, he defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    The Segregationist Agenda

      The Tea Party is like the Ku Klux Klan “without the robes.”  This is what Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee had to say about this “grass roots” organization, which had such a significant effect on recent elections. I don’t think anyone would dispute that the Tea...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 56 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    CARLY FIORINA JUST KEEPS ON LYING "Carly

    Fiorina Lies To Fox" Huffington Post September 21, 2015 Carly Fiorina has a big problem with the truth. More specifically, she has a problem with embellishing the truth, in a manner very reminiscent of disgraced NBC anchor Brian Williams. On Friday, conservative radio show...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 21, 2015

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    Transcript Of Michelle Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 4, 2012

    CHARLOTTE, NC -- Below are the prepared remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention: Thank you so much, Elaine … we are so grateful for your family’s service and sacrifice … and we will always have your back. Over the past few...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    Yet another entertaining performance by

    comedian Sarah Palin. Amazingly, she comes somewhat close to being semi-coherent in this particular stand-up routine. Not only that, but she almost seems to have an understanding (of some sort) of the meaning of a commonly used Latin phrase, helpfully pointing out to the...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 28, 2015

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    As Far Left As You Can Imagine

    I vote Democrat simply because it is the lesser of two evils. If you had to be more accurate, I'm more of a Socialist Democrat, or maybe even a Utopian Anarchist. While I'm not into oppressive totalitarian regimes, some people have even accused me of being a Communist. But the...
    victorious victorious 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 23, 2007

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